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Edsel R. Glasgow Receives 2003 SAE Aerospace Engineering Leadership Award

Warrendale, PA, July 28, 2003 - Edsel (Ed) R. Glasgow, Technical Vice President for the Advanced Development Programs organization within the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Palmdale, California, has been selected to receive the 2003 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Aerospace Engineering Leadership Award. He will be presented the award on Wednesday, September 10 during the 2003 Aerospace Congress and Exhibition (ACE) at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

This award, established in 1992, recognizes individuals who have applied their leadership expertise to the field of aerospace engineering to make outstanding contributions to the aerospace community.

Glasgow, who has dedicated 40 years of experience to the aerospace industry, has accomplished much in his distinguished career. Before his current position with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Glasgow was previously the Vice President of Engineering and Advanced Programs for the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, where he served on various X-35 proposal review teams and was Deputy Air Vehicle Product Manager for the F-22 Program. Glasgow, who is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of California, holds Fellow grade membership in SAE, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and Institute for the Advancement of Engineering. He has also served on the SAE Board of Directors and has chaired the 2500 member SAE Southern California Section.

Glasgow has been honored with such notable achievements as 1994 Inventor of the Year Award from the Skunk Works and 2003 Engineer of the Year Award from the San Fernando Valley Engineer's Council. He received his bachelor's in mechanical engineering from Purdue University, his master's in mechanical engineering from Stanford University, and his MBA from the University of Southern California.

For more information, contact Lori Pail, SAE Awards and Scholarships Program Manager, at 724.772.8534 or